Most of the Pakistanis didn’t even know the extent of drone attacks and what they were doing to their land and people till Wiki Leaks took it upon themselves to leak the information.
In a country which is commonly associated with corruption, religious extremism, gender inequality and lack of basic necessities of life, these women show the world an aspect of Pakistan which is not that well known. It is one of the aspects that contain within themselves the true power of the nation.
In this episode of the Truth Serum: A congressional hearing followed by a bill on Baluchistan rankled sentiments in Pakistan, condemnations were issued from all walks of life but do people know the organizers of the hearings, the experts and their motives. Why does Rep. Rohrabacher want to stick it to the Pakistanis? What does Dr. Christine Fair have to say, Who is Ret. Lt. Col. Ralph Peters? How dearly have his redrawn Middle East maps cost the U.S? What about his outlandish past statements? The Truth Serum investigates.
In the dynastic world of Pakistani politics, few things are non-kosher, so it comes as no surprise that politicians of all the ruling parties are lining up their children for the upcoming elections of 2013.
Lining up voter banks, saving seats and cushy jobs that lead their off springs to safe parliamentary entrances, the politician parents are there to make sure their sons and daughters are all properly taken care of. It isn’t just the ruling PPP which has Bilalwal Bhutto lined up to take up the throne, everyone is doing just that too! The blood might be young, but the dynasties remain the same – so the faces might change, but it’s only superficial.
Want to know who makes it to the list of ‘let’s buy a seat in the senate for our kids’? Without further ado, we present to you: Pakistani Politicians And Their Children
It has been a tumultuous month for the country of Pakistan. Natural disasters and rampant corruption aside, on the international political front it is exchanging severe words with the United States – of which it’s a front line ally in the War on Terror.
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In this episode of the Truth Serum: The erstwhile allies U.S and Pakistan inched closer to war after a scathing report on Pak-U.S relations was issued by Admiral Mullen a week before his retirement. How have the Pak army and ISI chiefs served their country in recent years. A Truth Serum report card. The roles Pakistan’s neighbors play and the possible solutions out of the current quagmire.
Another day, another reminder of the constant escalating tensions between the United States and its frontline ally on terror, Pakistan, are at an all-time high. Why else, we ask, would both sides exchange very thinly veiled threats? MORE